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Celestial Navigation By Rayn Gryphon
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From far the reaches of the past do we remember a golden age of peace through culture. Before we were a pagan people, we were of the Divine Ved, our garden spaces each a womb-like paradise,... More > inviolate, awaiting every successive birth from other planes and other worlds, a culture into which no finite thought did enter, a culture, like nature, of everlasting life through each our garden homes on Earth...our hearts the compass of the eternal, the infinite Dream of Life.< Less
Celestial Navigation By Rayn Gryphon
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From far the reaches of the past do we remember a golden age of peace through culture. Before we were a pagan people, we were of the Divine Ved, our garden spaces each a womb-like paradise,... More > inviolate, awaiting every successive birth from other planes and other worlds, a culture into which no finite thought did enter, a culture, like nature, of everlasting life through each our garden homes on Earth...our hearts the compass of the eternal, the infinite Dream of Life.< Less
Celestial Navigation in a Teacup By Rodger Farley
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A celestial navigation book unlike any other, including understanding lunar distances. This book is dedicated simply to removing the cloak of mystery; to teach the concepts, some interesting history,... More > the techniques, and computational methods using the simple pocket scientific calculator. And yes, also how to build your own navigational tools. Included in the appendix are S-tables and work sheets to do your own sight reduction without computers or calculators. At my web site (http://www.teacupnavigation.net) is free celestial nav software to download. You will enjoy this software!< Less
Celestial Navigation in a Teacup By Rodger E. Farley
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A celestial navigation book unlike any other, including understanding lunar distances. This book is dedicated simply to removing the cloak of mystery; to teach the concepts, some interesting history,... More > the techniques, and computational methods using the simple pocket scientific calculator. And yes, also how to build your own navigational tools.< Less
THE GPS USERS GUIDE TO CELESTIAL NAVIGATION By JOHN MILLIGAN
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An introduction to the theory and practice of obtaining a position line from sun and star sights, intended for those who use GPS as their primary means of navigation. This book contains a clear... More > explanation of the necessary concepts in 38 pages of text plus apendices, a long term almanac (Sun and selected stars to 2025), a guide to sight reduction forms and a worksheet for use with a scientific calculator. It provides a complete sight reduction system in 6 pages. All that is needed in addition is the calculator, a sextant and a good watch< Less
Longitude, Time, and Navigation By T.J. Bensky
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The science behind the longitude problem of the 1700s. Includes in depth looks at the longitude problem, celestial navigation and the science of time keeping. Ends with a chapter concerning modern... More > ideas on space, time and navigation. Updated and revised September 2012.< Less
Longitude, Time, and Navigation By T.J. Bensky
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The science behind the longitude problem of the 1700s. Includes in depth looks at the longitude problem, celestial navigation and the science of time keeping. Ends with a chapter concerning modern... More > ideas on space, time and navigation. Updated and expanded August 2012.< Less
Formulae for Navigating Officers By Rony Lanssiers
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This booklet is not intended to be a course manual. Instead, it is meant to be a quick reference guide containing formulae which are useful to a navigating officer in his daily care for the... More > ship’s safe navigation and operation. This implies background knowledge is required to understand and correctly apply the formulae presented in this booklet. Topics covered are plane and spherical trigonometry, coastal, great circle and celestial navigation, nautical instruments, ship stability, deck machinery and liquefied gas cargoes.< Less
Bowditch's, Vol. 2, (2017): American Practical Navigator: Epitome of Navigation By Nathaniel Bowditch
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Many useful tables and glossary of marine navigation are in volume II Due to critical feedback from academia, the 2017 edition reconstitutes several deleted or abridged chapters removed from the... More > previous two editions. The additional text warranted the return of a two-volume format with the useful tables and glossary of marine navigation located in volume II. CHAPTER 1, MATHEMATICS CHAPTER 2, INTERPOLATION includes discussion on single, double, triple and nonlinear interpolation (with Bessel's formula included). CHAPTER 3, NAVIGATIONAL ERROR The chapter goes into greater depth on the subject than the 2002 edition. CHAPTER 4, CALCULATIONS AND CONVERSIONS summarizes the formulas the navigator depends upon during voyage planning, piloting, celestial navigation, and various related tasks. CHAPTER 5, COMPASS CONVERSIONS contains information on magnetic compass error, deviation table, applying variation and deviation, along with several example problems. CHAPTER 6, COMPASS ERROR< Less
Bowditch's, Vol. 2, (2017): American Practical Navigator: Epitome of Navigation By Nathaniel Bowditch
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Volume 2 of the recently updated classic text by Nathanial Bowditch and the US NGA contains many of the essential tables for marine navigation. The 2017 edition has several deleted or abridged... More > chapters removed from the previous two editions. The additional text warranted the return of a two-volume format with the useful tables and glossary of marine navigation located in volume II. CHAPTER 1, MATHEMATICS CHAPTER 2, INTERPOLATION includes discussion on single, double, triple and nonlinear interpolation (with Bessel's formula included). CHAPTER 3, NAVIGATIONAL ERROR CHAPTER 4, CALCULATIONS AND CONVERSIONS summarizes the formulas the navigator depends upon during voyage planning, piloting, celestial navigation, and various related tasks. CHAPTER 5, COMPASS CONVERSIONS contains information on magnetic compass error, deviation table, applying variation and deviation, along with several example problems. CHAPTER 6, COMPASS ERROR This book has no copyright and is in the public domain.< Less

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